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Chez Sami

rue de Fribourg 11 | Fribourg Street 11, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 901 03 33
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“hommos” (3 reviews)
“hummus” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
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Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
rue de Fribourg 11 | Fribourg Street 11, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good meal, we enjoyed every plate we ordered. Great service. We loved it! GVA is not a cheap place, so you can expect to pay around 60 CHF beverages included...

Thank 830Ale
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious, the service fast and the atmosphere very friendly. It is a bit pricey but the portions are big. We had 6 mezze for two and it was far than enough!

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went to "Chez Sami" for lunch, and had a lebanese plate, which was quite good, but in my eyes a bit expensive, especially in regards to the quantity of the meat on the plate. Atmosphere is quite nice and very clean. Staff was very...More

Thank Pascal J
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Excellent menu at lunchtime, it was very filling and really nice. A wee bit noisy with the kitchen nearby. Authentic lebanese food.

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers a nice selection of different mezzes, reasonably priced. Better to make a reservation as it was fully booked on a Monday evening. I had a selection of different mezzes on one plate and really enjoyed it. Service is quick and attentive.

Thank Automi
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I invited a friend for dinner and I ordered menu grillade for 2. Persons.for 49 francs. It comes with 6 plates of appetisers and 3 brochettes for both of us, one kafta, one shish tawok and one kebab.... I thought for each is one plate...More

Thank yasmineGeneva
Fares H, Manager at Chez Sami, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hello Yasmine, can you provide us with your number. We would like to talk you.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

By far the best place in Geneva to get authentic lebanese food. Go for the mezzés and grilled meat with a lebanese beer. Get a turkish coffee at the end if you're brave ;) Definitely recommended, I keep going back

Thank Phil_1017
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

A very special Restaurant where you should rely on Sami's recommendations. Excellent with top service.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner. Had the grillade menu (for 2 persons: 1 humus, 1 obergine caviar, 1 taboule, 8 falafel-like, 3 small portions of different meat) and desert (one orange-like flan with pistachios and 2 baklava). All was good and we were quite full. Price was...More

Thank PeaceT77
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The food was good especially the lamb. The chicken was ok. The bill was eyewateringly high! We paid about 67 francs for for two lots of kebabs and fries but that's Geneva for you :)

Thank Leylahni
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de Fribourg 11 | Fribourg Street 11, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 901 03 33
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En plein centre de Geneve, le restaurant CHEZ SAMI vous accueille pour vous faire decouvrir le meilleur de la gastronomie libanaise: Hommos, Falafel, Mezzes, Grillades, accompagne de grands vins de la vallee de la Bekaa. Le restaurant vous seduira pour ses prix accessibles : le menu du midi a partir de CHF 20 et la carte a partir de CHF 25. Pour finir, les vegetariens trouveront leur bonheur grace au menu concu expres pour leurs exigences. N'attendez plus, et profitez d'un decollage immediat pour le pays des cedres!
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